Project Manager (Global Delivery Alpha Services), Assistant Vice President

Recruiter
State Street.
Location
Berwyn, Pennsylvania
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
09 May 2022
Closes
31 May 2022
Ref
R-679734
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Who we are looking for

The Global Delivery Business is looking for an experienced Project Manager that enables us to successfully drive and deliver methodology and procedures as well as requirements and design in support of our Alpha Services Strategy.

The project manager will be responsible for liaising with multiple business and support teams across State Street. This position develops and manages complex projects that span departments and functions across State Street; ensures effectiveness and efficiency of project operations, including indirect staff management responsibilities. Ensure project teams meet project objectives, dates, budget, and meet success criteria.

The focus of this role will be to drive new client implementation as well as projects that seek to improve productivity and communication within the Global Delivery Alpha Services organization. This position involves extensive contact with Management and Senior Executives of State Street and its existing and potential new clients.

Open to remote work locations.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Services (SSGS). SSGS gives asset owners and managers access to the essential financial tools they need to deliver effective investment solutions. From core custody, accounting, fund administration and shareholder recordkeeping, to complete operations solutions and servicing for alternative assets like OTC derivatives, private equity and real estate, SSGS’ tools help our clients make better investment choices and act on growth opportunities.

Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for

As a Project Manager (Global Delivery Alpha Services), Assistant Vice President you will

  • Manage deliverables of a large, scale enterprise-wide project with multiple teams
  • Leadership position that takes accountability for on-going monitoring of project progress and takes appropriate action to ensure work items are delivered on time with high levels of quality
  • Engage with the leads to challenge and problem solve departures from plan. Where departures from plan are needed, assess impact across workstreams and refine plan
  • Understand organizational context and be able to identify and engage relevant stakeholders to remove barriers
  • Participate/lead program level meetings with program stakeholders
  • Promote a collaborative cross-business environment that fosters change utilizing the Change Management Framework
  • Understand organizational context and be able to identify and engage relevant stakeholders to remove barriers
  • Ensure data privacy and security needs are in alignment with requirements and design
  • Responsible for maintaining effective internal controls and implementing corrective actions to address any process and control deficiencies
  • Act in accordance with Risk Excellence and role model Ethical behavior and decision making as part of our Way Ahead foundation
  • Perform other duties as required

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Excellent management and leadership skills
  • Very strong interpersonal, influencing, collaboration, and project management skills (technology and/or business projects)
  • Very strong relationship management, negotiation, and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Project, Visio, Excel, and Word required.
  • Working knowledge of SQL desirable. Working knowledge of industry-standard project management, collaboration and data visualization tools incl. MS Project, Power Bi, Tableau
  • Strong analytical skills required
  • Skilled in complex business analysis with expertise in requirements gathering and documentation
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills; ability to liaise between the business and technology teams, strong collaboration and relationship management skills
  • Strong problem solver
  • Self-motivation, self-assurance and self-management
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Education & preferred qualifications

  • 8+ years job related/industry experience in financial services or consulting is required. Front Office and/or OEMS implementation experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

COVID-19 Protocols: Complying with State Street’s COVID-19 protocols is a condition of employment. Those requirements may vary depending on circumstances and legal requirements, and may include, without limitation, a requirement to be vaccinated (or have an accommodation), to disclose vaccination status, to provide evidence of vaccination status, etc.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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